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Coronavirus Update: W.Va. with 17,325 positive cases, 370 deaths as of 10 a.m. today

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Here are the totals from the West Virginia Health and Human Resources website as of 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8.

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West Virginia Cases

Total Positive Cases – 17,325

Total Lab Results reported – 609,111

Cumulative positive test percentage – 2.77

Daily Percent Positive – 2.56

Total Deaths – 370

After 6,326 more tests, the number of new positive cases is up 186 cases from the 17,325 cases reported at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020.

To see charts on active cases, recovered cases, hospitalization, county breakdowns and other data, visit

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is the official reporting agency for COVID-19, which in turn provides official case numbers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Medical providers and laboratories are required to report positive test results to DHHR. The data in the daily reports include all known positive cases but underreports the total number of individuals tested as not all laboratories are able to electronically submit negative test results.

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